Average Bench: 53% (667th of 1314)

Based on 4,713 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6650U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 53% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6650U averaged 47.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 66.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6650U is just 19.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6650U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 231Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 231Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,713 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.7 Memory 66.9 79.1
43.1 1-Core 85.2 103
79.2 2-Core 150 183
59.9% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 4-Core 226 262
145 8-Core 231 264
31.2% 229 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 64-Core 231 265
15.5% 231 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.4
1-Core 79.6
2-Core 135
60% 96.6 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 251
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 254
17% 254 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.4
1-Core 103
2-Core 166
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 253
34% 250 Pts
64-Core 251
17% 251 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.7
1-Core 97.1
2-Core 169
65% 111 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 260
36% 260 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.6
1-Core 99.3
2-Core 156
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 203
31% 221 Pts
64-Core 175
12% 175 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.5
1-Core 91.7
2-Core 151
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 203
28% 201 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.8
1-Core 95.9
2-Core 186
68% 117 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 184
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 62
1-Core 59.6
2-Core 110
48% 77.1 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 167
23% 167 Pts
64-Core 175
12% 175 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 46.2
1-Core 86.3
2-Core 74
44% 68.8 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 175
20% 153 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,104,966 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 9%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6650U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6650U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$415.00
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Graphics 540
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42x24x1.3
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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